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Cache County Council Moves Toward Allowing Wine Production, Tasting, While Delaying Concrete Action

Despite several council members concerned that it could increase rates of alcohol abuse and contribute to a "slippery slope" mentality, a proposed change that would allow wineries in unincorporated areas of Cache County, currently "dry," has received overwhelming public support.

In her public outreach looking for comments from a variety of groups and areas of constituents, Cache County Council’s Chair Gina Worthen said she has “not heard one person” opposed to changes in county code.


And for Brenda and Keith Meikle, who own The Vineyards at Mt. Naomi Farms near Hyde Park, a decision is long overdue. Read the rest of the story on


This story is made possible thanks to a community reporting partnership between The Herald Journal and Utah Public Radio.